English version

plastic explosive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plastics, Weapons
plastic explosiveˌplastic exˈplosive noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HCPPMWan explosive substance that can be shaped using your hands, or a small bomb made from this
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plastic explosiveWe waited for two minutes before the combined strength of thirty-five pounds of EP-12 plastic explosive tore the car apart.Inside he found what he took to be plastic explosive, wrapped in cellophane, with a wire protruding from it.Semtex is not the only plastic explosive.
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